Good design is paramount in planning, says Joe Ridgeon, director of Hedley Planning Services, and should be a key priority of the next Government.
Plans to transform the four-acre industrial site in the Jewellery Quarter into a mixed-use scheme have been given the go ahead by Birmingham City Council.
Ian Streets, managing director of About Access, says consultation is key when it comes to making art and culture accessible to all.
The RTPI has stated the importance of planning in a fast-paced, changing world in areas such as climate change, communities and nations.
The next phase in the site’s development, which is being spearheaded by economic regeneration company Advance Northumberland is set to make Ashwood Business Park a centre for advanced manufacturing.
Earlier this year, a committee of MPs warned that major changes are needed to secure the future of town centres. David Edwards of Place-Make says there are reasons to be optimistic.
Driven by demographic changes and a chance to invest responsibly, billions of pounds are set to pour into the UK’s emerging housing with care sector, according to the Later Living: Housing with Care guide.
An analysis of all local plans across England, by the Right to Build Task Force has revealed that 58% of local planning authorities have, or are bringing on, policies that support custom and self-build housing delivery Local plans are a key tool available to help authorities meet their legal duties...
James Harris and Stefan Webb discuss their collaboration looking at how the planning system can adopt new technologies to improve efficiency and free up planners to plan.
The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) has announced it plans to research the value of planning, to identify the most important outcomes in spatial planning and feasible ways to measure them.
Architects, property developers and local planners need to better prioritise music venues and listen more closely to artists and performers when designing regeneration schemes.
A free online resource to help planners better understand the link between good planning and mental health has been launched by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI)
Eric Wright Civil Engineering is working alongside Cheshire West and Chester Council to renovate the Roman walls and historic Northgate Steps.
Plans for Drax Power to install four new gas turbines in North Yorkshire have been given the go-ahead, as energy minister Andrea Leadsom overturns a decision by the UK’s Planning Inspectorate.